Tag Archives: Sarah Albee

September 07

Scientifically Ever After by Sarah Albee

Nerdy Friends, I’m excited to introduce you to my new book, Fairy Tale Science. I’ve loved fairy tales since I was very young, although my older sister is fond of reminding me what a pain in the neck I was when our babysitters read them to us. I interrupted with lots of questions. For instance: […]

July 31


Hello Nerdy Friends! It’s an honor to reveal the trailer for my latest book to you here at the Nerdy Book Club. In the best of times, educators who read for the sheer love of it and who work to get books into the hands of their students are my superheroes, and these are . […]

February 01

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up by Sarah Albee

I’ve been fascinated by poison ever since I was a kid and first heard Snow White. As a teenager, I devoured Sherlock Holmes stories and Agatha Christie mysteries. Their plots are chockablock with poison. Both Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie were not just excellent mystery writers—they did their research. Conan Doyle was a physician. […]

February 10

The Power of the Crayon by Sarah Albee

I remember the moment when I decided to become a writer. I was seven. Back then, there were only three channels on television, and the only decent kid programs were Saturday morning cartoons and Sunday evening’s Wonderful World of Disney. The rest of the time, you had to watch whatever the other people in your […]

The Buggy History of One Book Cover by Sarah Albee

I am not a patient person. The long process of guiding a book toward publication always feels torturously slow to me. And yet, a few weeks ago, when I finally got an email from my editor, Emily Easton, entitled “Bugged cover design,” I hesitated before clicking on it. At long last, I was going to […]

Tales of a History Nerd by Sarah Albee

Hello, Nerdy Book Clubbers! My name is Sarah Albee, and I’m honored to be here today. I love reading (and writing about) history—social history, especially—and I want kids to love it, too. As a writer, I especially want to reach that ever-elusive population of kids who think they hate to read, let alone read history. […]